Although spring has not yet officially sprung, it’s already time to start making summer plans. Keep reading to learn how summer programs help students succeed:
Reason #1: Avoiding Summer Brain Drain
Studies show that students lose an average of one month of grade equivalency during each summer break, forcing teachers to waste an average of 4-6 weeks needlessly reviewing concepts students have forgotten. It doesn’t have to be this way! Good summer programs with individualized instruction, parental involvement, and small class sizes prevent summer learning loss.
Reason #2: Getting Ahead of the Pack
Summer offers a perfect opportunity for students to get ahead of their peers by starting the school year strong. Students can not only keep their skills sharp but also preview material from the upcoming school year, giving them a head start on the new semester.
Reason #3: Maintaining a Regular Routine
One of the toughest parts of the start of a new school year is transitioning back into a structured routine. Summer programs help students maintain structure throughout the long break so that the transition to the school year goes more smoothly.
Reason #4: Distraction-Free Test Prep
Summer is the perfect time for SAT or ACT prep because students are free to focus on boosting test scores without the additional responsibilities of school and extracurriculars. Intensive summer test prep keeps students’ minds sharp, boosts their test scores, and reduces school year stress.
Reason #5: Summer SAT and ACT Test Dates
The July ACT and the August SAT offer yet another reason to enroll in a summer program that features test prep. With hard work and a little luck, students can finalize their SAT or ACT test scores over the summer so that they can focus on getting good grades and (for seniors) completing college applications in the fall.
C2 Education offers a line of excellent summer programs, each with individualized instruction and small group sizes. High school students can benefit from our SAT or ACT Boot Camps, which provide intensive test prep with specialized curriculum and full-length testing designed to maximize scores. For students in grades 4 through 8, we offer a Book Boot Camp to help students build their reading comprehension and writing skills.
We hope to see you this summer!